Sales Reports

AGRI TRADER SALE - SATURDAY 9TH MARCH 2019

AGRI TRADER SALE - SATURDAY 9TH MARCH 2019

FIRST SALE OF 2019 SAW A GREAT ENTRY AND A VERY BUSY YARD - 78 Lots of Stone & Timber. 453 Lot of Reclaim. 450 Lots of Machinery. 203 Lots of Poultry. 64 Lot of Furniture.

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LIVESTOCK - SATURDAY 9TH MARCH 2019

LIVESTOCK - SATURDAY 9TH MARCH 2019

CCM Auctions Conducted their Monthly Sale of Stirks, Weaned Calves and Young Store Cattle Forward – 172 head cattle – 22 Bulls & 150 Bullocks & Heifers & 30 Sheep & Goats. Next Sale Saturday 6th April.

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POULTRY PRESS - SATURDAY 9TH MARCH 2019

POULTRY PRESS - SATURDAY 9TH MARCH 2019

John Hindle puts a feather in his cap at Skipton Spring poultry showcase Lancashire’s John Hindle won his first-ever Craven Feather Auctions championship at the Spring show and sale of poultry and waterfowl at Skipton Auction Mart. (Saturday, March 9) Mr Hindle, from Oswaldtwistle, has picked up first prizes in the past and was reserve champion at the show last September, but went one better this time. His trio of White Wyandottes was plucked out by judge Andrew Fisher, of Pateley Bridge, and went on to sell for £35.

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STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 6TH MARCH 2019

STORE & BREEDING CATTLE - WEDNESDAY 6TH MARCH 2019

Fortnightly Sale of Young Feeding Bulls, Store Bullocks & Heifers, Breeding Cattle Forward: 817 head of cattle Comprising: 811 Feeding Cattle (219 Young Bulls, 61 Beef Feeding Cows, 531 Bullocks & Heifers) & 6 Breeding Cattle. Store Bulls: A hint of farms clearing pens before lambing time causing some runs of feeding bulls to be not quite as strong. Despite this and a falling finished price a firm trade. Bulls under 12 months and 400kg + comfortably £1050 to £1160 and yet the lighter weight bulls sold similarly well circa £900. A wide range in choice saw hard late June suckler bred bull stirks av £675 and strong sim x holstein bulls to £755.

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MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 4TH MARCH 2019

MARKET REPORT - MONDAY 4TH MARCH 2019

Forward: 48 Prime cattle comprising 22 Clean Cattle (under 30 mos), 4 Clean Cattle (over 30 mos) & 22 Cast Cattle. 3,146 Prime Sheep comprising 2913 Prime Lambs & 233 Cast Ewes & Rams. 70 Rearing Calves. 151 Breeding Sheep. 12 Loads of produce.

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CALVES - MONDAY 4TH MARCH 2019

CALVES - MONDAY 4TH MARCH 2019

Rearing Calves to £435 X2 (70) B&W av £75 Cont av £277 Native av £158.46 Decent show of calves on show this morning with a mixed trade throughout the sale. Some fierce bidding met the better end of the British Blue bulls with Joss Lancaster topping twice at £435 with the majority of the British Blue bulls £350 +. Aberdeen Angus bulls again made some healthy prices with £210 the average topping at £255 from Broadley Farms.

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PRIME LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 4TH MARCH 2019

PRIME LAMB PRESS - MONDAY 4TH MARCH 2019

Towler Beltex-cross secure CCM Skipton prime lambs title James Towler, of Steelands Farm Grindleton, was champion at Skipton Auction Mart’s March prime lambs show and sale with a pen of five home-bred 43kg Beltex-cross purchased for the day’s leading per head price of £118, or 274p/kg, by regular buyer Vivers Scotlamb in Annan. (Mon, March 4)

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PRIME CATTLE PRESS - MONDAY 4TH MARCH 2019

PRIME CATTLE PRESS - MONDAY 4TH MARCH 2019

Smiths step up with second CCM Skipton prime cattle championship North Craven father and son hill farmers, Francis and Andrew Smith, clinched their second prime cattle championship of the year at Skipton Auction Mart’s March show. (Mon, March 4) After picking up their first-ever Skipton title win at this year’s opening show in January, the Smiths, of Lodge Farm, Masongill, above Ingleton, were on the mark again with an all-black 510kg Limousin-cross heifer bought in as a suckler and further improved on the farm, which sold for joint top per kilo price of 261.5p/kg, or £1,333, to weekly buyer Keelham Farm Shop.

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